By Andrea Fryrear published October 21, 2016

Email Marketing: A Fresh Take From the Experts

You can’t just send a weekly newsletter to your entire list and expect great results. Marketers need to create email that subscribers want to open. Content Marketing Institute’s B2B roundtable experts share how to do that. Continue reading

By Andrea Fryrear published October 14, 2016

Content Marketing ROI: 4 Ways to Get Started

Almost nine in 10 marketers who consider their content efforts as most successful track the ROI of their content. To help you get a handle on your content ROI, we offer four perspectives from a panel of B2B content experts. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published December 4, 2015

3 (Easy) Ways to Truly Surprise Your Audience

Year after year, marketers say creating more engaging content is a top challenge. This year, we asked our B2C roundtable members for their counsel. One of their unexpected answers? Surprise your audience. Then they shared how. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published November 27, 2015

A 4-Step Approach to Create Content That Hits the Mark

Creating effective content is the goal of any content marketer. But how do you figure out what’s effective? There isn’t any easy answer, but you can start with this four-step approach inspired by our B2C roundtable and community input. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published November 20, 2015

How to Make Marketing Meetings More Productive and Less Soul-Sucking

How much of your valuable time is sucked up in meetings? We asked B2C roundtable participants for their insights and tips that will leave you and your content marketing team thinking, “That was a good use of my time, and it all makes sense.” Continue reading

By Michele Linn published November 6, 2015

Why Strong Writing Is a Skill to Prioritize in 2016 (And How to Hire Great Writers)

The lowest-ranked priority for B2B marketers is the one thing that almost every brand should do better – developing stronger writers. Our B2B roundtable shares how to do that and our LinkedIn Group shares how to hire good writers. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published October 30, 2015

One Obvious Reason Why Content Marketers Are Not Feeling Effective

Only 44% of B2B marketers are clear on what content marketing success looks like. What’s behind that statistic? More importantly, what can marketers do to define success? Experts at CMI’s B2B research roundtable to tackle the issue. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published October 23, 2015

The One Brief Statement That Will Refine Your Content Marketing

Do you know the “who” and “why” for your content and brand? Most marketers don’t. Your audience isn’t sure what they’ll get from your brand. You spin your content marketing wheels. You need a documented editorial mission statement. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published November 14, 2014

4 Content Marketing Initiatives You Need in 2015

B2C marketers will work on almost two dozen content marketing initiatives in the next year. But how do you prioritize? After listening to our CMI research roundtable, we share four initiatives any successful content marketer must do. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published November 7, 2014

A Growing Challenge for 2015: How to Find Trained Content Marketing Professionals

Do you struggle with finding trained content marketing professionals? About one-third of content marketers in CMI’s B2C research report are experiencing that same challenge this year (and that’s a big jump over last year.) Why has this staffing problem grown? Better yet, how can you find some solutions? Read on for insight from our B2C roundtable. Continue reading